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Boston Common Right Wing Rally Ended Early - Pictures - 19 Aug 2017
Boston Leftist Protest 19 Aug 2017.jpgBoston MA: The Right Wing rally at the Boston Common Bandstand only got about 50 people huddled on the stage with two security fences and 500 police to guard them. By 11 am several thousand counter-protesters were at the fences confronting the Right Wing rally.
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20 Aug 2017 | Filed under: News / Politics
Counter-Protesters Outnumber Alt-Right 1,000 to 1 On Boston Common
boston_common_counterprotest1.jpgAugust 19, 2017 - A handful of alt-right filth invaded Boston Common today for a "free speech" rally, but were driven out of the city by 40,000 counter-protesters. This in stark contrast to the previous such event in May in which antifascists were isolated and outnumbered by white supremacists.
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19 Aug 2017 | Filed under: News / Politics : Race
Boston Common Right Wing Rally Fizzles Out as 50 Face 10,000 Counter Protesters 19 Aug 2017
BOSTON —

Most of the crowds have dispersed after the controversial "Free Speech Rally" disbanded before it ever really began, but some lingering crowds continue to clash with police near Boston Common.

The controversial rally on the Common was met with overwhelming opposition Saturday morning as thousands of people surrounded the cordoned-off bandstand and another 10,000 or more marched to the area from Roxbury.
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19 Aug 2017 | Filed under: News / Organizing
Worcester, MA: Three Arrested in Charlottesville Solidarity March
1-11-1068x591.jpgOn Sunday August 13th, a crowd of several hundred people turned out in front of Worcester City Hall to show solidarity with those in Charlottesville, Virginia and the death of an anti-fascist protester who had been killed while demonstrating against white supremacists the day before. The morning before the rally, anarchists hung a banner saying “FIGHT BACK AGAINST WHITE SUPREMACY, #defendcville”, advertising the rally on a chain link fence outside the Worcester World Cup, a huge annual soccer tournament involving many different immigrant communities across the city.
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16 Aug 2017 | Filed under: News / Politics : Race
Leftists to Oppose Right Wing Boston Common Rally - 19 Aug 2017 12 - 4 pm Mass State House
Rally to Unite Against Hate and Oppression

When: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Where: Massachusetts State House • Boston
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16 Aug 2017 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights
100 Bostonians Shine a Light On Gaza, Demand Media Attention for Blackouts
20776613_10159390355620722_7273557340054690231_o.jpgAdvocacy Groups Hold Demonstration Calling for Support and Media Coverage of Electricity Blackout in Gaza Strip
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15 Aug 2017 | Filed under: News / Palestine
Plantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Wash. DC
13amendment.jpgLaw Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell confronts the history and legacy of slavery head-on, asserting: "When it comes to African Americans, we have been incarcerated from the time we arrived in this country. Plantations were prisons. The change from incarceration on a plantation, to incarceration in custodial institutions, to incarceration where there are no physical limitations, but where one exists in a state of civic and political oppression, in my view, is nothing more than semantics. Mass incarceration started when slavery started."
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12 Aug 2017 | Filed under: Interview / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
1,200 Tufts Medical Center Nurses - Strike and Lock-Out - 12 July - 17 July (Massachusetts Nurses Association)
Tufts Nurses on strike.jpg12 July 2017

BOSTON - The 1,200 registered nurses at Tufts Medical Center, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, are prepared to return to caring for their patients at 7 a.m. Thursday, July 13 following the conclusion of their one-day strike for safe patient care, fair retirement benefits and market competitive wages.
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18 Jul 2017 | Filed under: News / Labor
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